Tag: myth-making

Girls, Groupies, and Grim Reapers: The Religious Politics of Mass Response

Maximilian C. Forte , September 29th, 2019


Following a week at the UN and ensuing climate change “protests” (state-sanctioned, party-approved, media-praised, university-endorsed, “protests”), in which we were yet agai…


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Trees Talk…and Sometimes They Also Tell Lies

Maximilian C. Forte , September 28th, 2019


Out on a limb in Grenada in August, I had the fine pleasure of sampling such a special sweet fruit of the “Spice Isle”. It is a fruit…


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Brexit, the Uncivil War: Watering Myths with the Teardrops of the Ruling Class

Maximilian C. Forte , May 21st, 2019


What have been billed as momentous EU Parliament elections are taking place this week (May 23–26), and it seemed like the right time to review some Brexit films—one…


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US-manufactured Crisis in Venezuela: Creating a “Need” for Intervention

Eva Bartlett , April 1st, 2019


Eva Bartlett, reporting from Venezuela, is a freelance journalist with extensive experience in the Gaza Strip and Syria. See her website, In Gaza, for more of her work,…


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Canada Imports the White Helmets from Syria: A Dangerous, Criminal Decision

Eva Bartlett , August 12th, 2018


Did Canadians get to vote on whether or not to bring potential terrorists or supporters of terrorists to Canada? No. Will Canadians get a say in where these…


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The Helsinki Summit: Trying to Turn the Page on the New Cold War

Maximilian C. Forte , July 17th, 2018


Finally, on Monday, July 16, 2018, the Helsinki Summit bringing together Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump took place, despite shrill demands that it be…


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